Clough Oughter Castle in Co. Cavan much loved by the O’Rourkes & O’Reillys @LoveIreland

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Every castle in Ireland has a story to tell, and Clough Oughter Castle in County Cavan is no different! In what was historically known as the kingdom of Breifne, this castle saw ownership being passed and fought over for centuries by two main clans, the O’Rourkes and the O’Reillys. During these feuds, the castle also often filled the role of a prison or a fortress. It finally fell to cannon fire from enemies in the 17th century, and was never rebuilt. Who’s planning on visiti… See more

Pleasure House Killykeen Forest Park by imelda__rose

Spent most of today exploring Geopark sites in Cavan. As part of work. Yes. Work! 💚 This is Killykeen Forest Park and it’s just a magical setting with a special, tranquil vibe about it. Not to mention the spectrum of tones and colours in the trees. Happy Out. .
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Creamy Maple Syrup Porridge with Fruit Kebabs

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Kicking off our National Porridge Week recipe series is children’s feeding expert, Louise Lennox. Louise has shared a gorgeous Creamy Maple Syrup Porridge with Fruit Kebabs recipe with us as well as some tips and tricks on how to create a fuss free breakfast routine at home. Here is why Louise is taking the #PorridgePledge this week: ‘I love my porridge with a creamy almost velvet texture. The secret to getting super creamy porridge is to cook it in a saucepan on a low heat and to keep stirring it. My favourite flavour to add in is maple syrup. Team the porridge up with healthy fresh fruit kebabs; they are packed with lots of vitamins, easy to make and a fun way to encourage children to eat fruit. As a mother of two children it gives my whole family a boost of energy to start our day.’ #FlahavansPorridgePledge #NationalPorridgeWeek #FlahavansOats #IrelandsOatExperts
Serves 2
You’ll need:
60g Flahavan’s Progress Oatlets
300mls whole milk
50mls water
2 teaspoons maple syrup
Selection of fresh fruit
1. In a small saucepan put the Flahavan’s Oats, milk, water and 1 teaspoon of maple syrup.
2. Stir continuously on a medium heat for about 8 minutes until the porridge is thick and creamy. Remove from the heat, cover the saucepan with a lid and leave for 5 minutes.
3. Cut fresh fruit into small bite size chunks and thread the fruit onto cocktail sticks or wooden skewers.
4. Divide the creamy porridge between two bowls, drizzle the remaining maple syrup on top and serve with fruit kebabs.